Current Affairs – September 11, 2020 [Today’s News Headlines]

Published: September 11, 2020

Here are top Current Affairs News Headlines of September 11, 2020.

INDIA

  • Five Rafale fighter jets formally inducted into the Golden Arrows squadron of IAF at the Ambala air base in Haryana in presence of French Defence Minister Florence Parly
  • India and Japan sign agreement on Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between Forces of both countries
  • Paresh Rawal appointed Chairperson of the National School of Drama (NSD)
  • Twitter India launches initiative to prevent suicide and self-harm on World Suicide Prevention Day: September 10

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Govt forms committee chaired by former CAG Rajiv Mehrishi for assessment of relief to bank borrower
  • Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) launched to boost production and exports in the fisheries sector
  • PM launches mobile app e-Gopala for providing assistance to farmers on livestock related issues
  • Bihar: Under PMMSY (Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana) Fish Brood Bank to be set up at Sitamarhi and Aquatic Disease Referral Laboratory at Kishanganj
  • Indian economy will contract by 9 per cent in 2020-21: CRISIL
  • India Post launches Five Star Villages Scheme to ensure 100% rural coverage of postal schemes
  • MoS for Shipping (I/C) Mansukh Mandaviya launches ‘SAROD-Ports’ (Society for Affordable Redressal of Disputes – Ports)
  • Reliance Industries (RIL) becomes first Indian company to surpass the $200-billion market capitalisation mark
  • ICICI Bank introduces iStartup2.0 as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for early and growth stage needs of startups

WORLD

  • ISS-bound Cygnus spacecraft of US company Northrop Grumman named after late Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla
  • Foreign ministers of RIC – Russia (Sergey Lavrov), India (S. Jaishankar) and China (Wang Yi) – hold talks in Moscow
  • Japan’s Defence Minister Taro Kono calls for increased cooperation in the India-Pacific region to counter Chinese expansion
  • Iran holding naval exercise ‘Zolfaghar-99’ near the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf of Oman
  • Citigroup announces Jane Fraser as its first woman chief executive
  • Game of Thrones, James Bond actor Diana Rigg dies aged 82 in London

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